Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said on Saturday that the Covid-19 has hit almost half of the Buddhist pagodas here in the capital city.
As of Sept 23, Cambodia reported a total 6,503 infections from the Delta Variant of SARS CoV-2, compared to 5,751 infections as of Sept 19.
Cambodia on Thursday confirmed a daily record of 638 new COVID-19 cases, of which 113 were imported, raising the national total caseload to 106,619, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement.
Bat researchers in Cambodia are on a mission to help track the origins of the pandemic by collecting samples from horseshoe bats in the country’s northern regions near Laos.
Researchers are collecting samples from bats in northern Cambodia in a bid to understand the coronavirus pandemic, returning to a region where a very similar virus was found in the animals a decade ago.
Cambodia has administered at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccines to 12.05 million people, or 75.3 per cent of the kingdom's 16-million population, officials and experts said on Monday.
Cambodia on Friday (Sept 17) began inoculating children as young as six against coronavirus, even though the World Health Organisation has yet to approve a vaccine for the under-12s.
Cambodia started vaccinating children aged 6 to 12 against COVID-19 on Friday, joining a small number of countries to inoculate minors of elementary school age, as it seeks to expand its immunisation programme and revive its economy.
Cambodia began vaccinating 6-to-11-year-olds Friday so students can safely return to schools that have been closed for months due to the coronavirus.
Cambodia's COVID-19 total cases have climbed to 102,136 on Thursday after 693 fresh infections were reported across the country, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement.
Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said Wednesday the Southeast Asian nation will begin a COVID-19 vaccination drive for children from 6 to 12 years old on Friday.
Secondary school students in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh returned to classrooms on Wednesday, marking a milestone in the Southeast Asian nation's battle with COVID-19.
Cambodia will launch a campaign Friday to begin giving COVID-19 vaccinations to children between 6 and 11 years of age.
According to the Asian Development Bank, Cambodia’s economy contracted by 3.1 per cent in 2020. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) predicts that Cambodia’s poverty rate will rise to 17.6 per cent, around 8 percentage points higher than before the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cambodian authorities suspect truck drivers delivering goods from Thailand have spread Covid-19 to the border province of Battambang.
Cambodia, where over 60% of the population has been fully vaccinated, will start offering a third coronavirus vaccine shot to citizens starting in October, the government said Sunday.
Cambodia's COVID-19 case total has surged to 98,842 on Saturday after 658 fresh infections were reported across the country, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement.
The total number of Delta variant cases in Cambodia has jumped to 3,323 after 669 new ones were reported, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement on Thursday (Sept 9).
At a regional forum in May, Cambodia’s Hun Sen was asked pointedly about his reliance on China in tackling the pandemic and gave a pointed answer.
The country is outpacing most of its Southeast Asian neighbors – and many of the world’s wealthiest nations.